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Chitraveena exponent Ravikiran conferred Sangita Kalanidhi

CHENNAI, JULY 16TH Chitraveena maestro N. Ravikiran has been selected for this year’s Sangita Kalanidhi award. Being a child prodigy, he won the scholarship of the Music Academy in 1969.He will preside over the 91st annual conference to be held between December 15, 2017 and January 1, 2018. The award will be conferred on him on January 1, on the day of sadas.

The Academy’s Sangita Kala Acharya awards will be given to mridangist V. Kamalakar Rao and vocalist Radha Namboodhiri.

Ghatam exponent Sukanya Rajagopal and Othuvar Muthu Kandasamy Desikar will get the TTK awards. Musicologist award will go to T.S. Sathyavathi and the Papa Venkatramiah award for violin will be given to Thirvallur Parthasarathy.

Noted dancer Lakshmi Viswanathan will be conferred the Nritya Kalanidhi award for dance on the day of inauguration of dance festival on January 3.

Jul 16, 2017
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